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17th NDRF Raising Day: President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi extend greetings on occasion
India

17th NDRF Raising Day: President Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi extend greetings on occasion

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu also took to social media to convey his greetings to NDRF personnel and their families.

Madhya Pradesh bus accident: Toll rises to 51 as rescuers recover four more bodies; police detains driver
India

Madhya Pradesh bus accident: Toll rises to 51 as rescuers recover four more bodies; police detains driver

Nearly 600 personnel of the NDRF, SDRF, and local authorities from five districts have been engaged in the rescue operations since Tuesday morning

Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in Sri Lanka later today; India issues red alert, bans fishing till Friday
World

Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in Sri Lanka later today; India issues red alert, bans fishing till Friday

The cyclonic storm will pack gusts of up to 100 kms an hour when it makes landfall late in Sri Lanka before moving west and hitting India around 24 hours later, forecasters said

Karnataka floods: Army joins rescue ops in Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Yadgir, Raichur districts; 20,269 evacuated so far
India

Karnataka floods: Army joins rescue ops in Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Yadgir, Raichur districts; 20,269 evacuated so far

BS Yediyurappa said many villages in Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Yadgir, Raichur districts were either completely or partially submerged, and that he will conduct an aerial survey on 21 October

Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll climbs to 33 including 15 children; NDRF team continues rescue operations
India

Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll climbs to 33 including 15 children; NDRF team continues rescue operations

The police said at least 25 people have been pulled out of the debris alive till now. They are being treated at hospitals in Bhiwandi and Thane

Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll climbs to 17, including eight children; two civic officials suspended
India

Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll climbs to 17, including eight children; two civic officials suspended

Police said at least 23 people have been rescued from the rubble of the building located at Narpoli's Patel Compound area

Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system
India

Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system

The prime minister appealed for better coordination between Central and state agencies as part of a permanent system to predict floods

Over 60 villages flooded in UP's Bahraich district after Nepal releases water into rivers
India

Over 60 villages flooded in UP's Bahraich district after Nepal releases water into rivers

Accordig to district officials, over 1.50 lakh people in Kaisarganj, Mahsi and Mihipurva tehsils of Bahraich have been affected while 171 houses have been damaged

Two people killed, three injured in Noida building collapse; authorities yet to ascertain cause
India

Two people killed, three injured in Noida building collapse; authorities yet to ascertain cause

Taking cognisance of the incident, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked Gautam Buddh Nagar police commissioner Alok Singh to reach the spot.

Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case
Business

Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case

While there is little clarity on the reasons for the gas leak, the delay caused by LG Polymer to approach the right forum as well as the alleged lack of appropriate permissions required to run such a plant could amount to negligence towards the incident.

Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra
India

Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra

While the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this year it wrecked havoc in parts of western Maharashtra where over 80 people lost their lives and lakhs got displaced after unprecedented rains

Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours
India

Cyclone Bulbul triggers rain in Odisha; IMD issues 'yellow alert' in Puri, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak for next 24 hours

IMD has issued 'yellow warning' (be aware) in Puri, Kendrapara Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts over the next 24 hours and for Saturday, it has issued an 'orange warning' (be prepared) in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts

Andhra Pradesh boat accident: Toll reaches 11 after tourist vessel capsized in Godavari river; rescue ops to resume today
India

Andhra Pradesh boat accident: Toll reaches 11 after tourist vessel capsized in Godavari river; rescue ops to resume today

As many as 21 people have been rescued from the tourist boat which capsized on Godavari river near Devipatnam in East Godavari district on Sunday, authorities have said.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370 provisions, curbs in Jammu and Kashmir today; IMD issues heavy rain alert in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh; and more

At least 8 dead after boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh's Godavari river; NDRF, Navy carry out rescue ops, Modi says 'extremely pained'
India

At least 8 dead after boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh's Godavari river; NDRF, Navy carry out rescue ops, Modi says 'extremely pained'

At least eight people died on Sunday afternoon when a tourist boat carrying 61 persons on board capsized in the Godavari River near Devipatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

Flood alert raised in Andhra Pradesh as river Godavari crosses 50-ft mark in Bhadrachalam; runs two feet less than third warning of 53-ft
India

Flood alert raised in Andhra Pradesh as river Godavari crosses 50-ft mark in Bhadrachalam; runs two feet less than third warning of 53-ft

River Godavari is in spate once again as it crossed the 50-feet mark for the first time this season at Bhadrachalam at 8 pm on Sunday. It is currently running two feet less than the third warning of 53-feet

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
India

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris

Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
India

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris

The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.

Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops
India

Two killed and three injured after four-storey building collapses in Delhi's Seelampur area; NDRF concludes rescue ops

Two people lost their lives while three others were injured in the building collapse in Seelampur area of North-East Delhi, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Inspector Balwan said on Tuesday.